Planning Healthy Meals (Platinum)

Recipients of the Planning Healthy Meals (Platinum Level) credential have demonstrated concept proficiency and completed  the following tasks:

1. Explain the ‘MyPlate’ food plan.
2. List and describe the five food groups from the ‘MyPlate’ food plan.
3. Define calorie.
4. Describe portion size and give examples of 5 common portion sizes.
5. List the guidelines to build a healthy plate.
6. List the foods that you should decrease to have a healthy plate.
7. List the foods that you should increase to have a healthy plate.
8. Describe in detail the guidelines for making the best healthy choices for each of the following:

a) vegetables
b) fruits
c) grains
d) protein
e) dairy

9. Define nutrition.
10. Compare and contrast “bad fats” or solids and “good fats” or oils.

For more information on digital badge credentialing, check out the Education Associates’ Quick-Start Guide.

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